Patriarchalism is omnipresent in Western culture and it pervades the texts that have shaped this culture. From the creation story in the Bible to the ancient authors, from the Church fathers to the treatises of Enlightenment philosophers, right up to modern fiction, male authority over women, children and other dependents has shaped the nature of human relationships and the discourses about these relationships.--
|Other authors:||Cuttica, Cesare., Mahlberg, Gaby.|
London ; New York, NY :
Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc.,
Textual moments in the history of political thought.
Includes bibliographical references and index.